Adam Ollenberger
Adam Ollenberger
News + Views + Events

Based in Field Law's Edmonton office, Adam Ollenberger carries on a general litigation practice with an emphasis on administrative law and professional regulatory matters. 

Adam has represented clients in matters before the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, and has prepared written materials for the Court of Appeal of Alberta and the Alberta Human Rights Commission.

Canadian Bar Association
LaPrairie Works Inc v Ledcor Alberta Limited, 2019 ABQB 701
Winter 2020
2019 - A Year in Review Seminar Series
Join the Field Law Labour + Employment Group for our annual seminars featuring legal updates and practical challenges for management and employee groups. Both sessions will be submitted to CPHR Alberta for Continuing Education credits.Part 1: ...
January 2020
Spies and the Supreme Court: Charting a New Course for the Standard of Review
On December 19, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited trilogy of decisions that will significantly shift administrative law.Administrative law encompasses legal challenges to regulatory or government action, ranging from cabinet a...
September 2019
How Dependent Must a Dependent Contractor Be?
The distinction between employees, independent contractors, and dependent contractors is a well-established part of Canadian employment law. But where to draw the line between independent contractors and dependent contractors in any given circumstance ...
February 2019
Case Summary: Weir-Jones Technical Services Incorporated v Purolator Courier Ltd
Defence + Indemnity
The Alberta Court of Appeal clarifies the test for summary judgment and dismissal.Weir-Jones Technical Services Incorporated v. Purolator Courier, Purolator Inc. and Purolator Freight, 2019 ABCA 49 per Slatter JA (Fraser CJA, Watson and Strekaf JJ...
February 2019
Uncertainty Around Burden of Proof for Summary Judgment Resolved
Insurance Alert
The law of summary judgment in Alberta has recently been in flux regarding the standard of proof required to resolve a dispute summarily: some panels of the Court have held that proof on a balance of probabilities is required, while others have held th...
December 2018
'Tis the Season: Holiday Parties + Employer Obligations
Workwise Newsletter
The holiday season has arrived, and with it many employers will celebrate the year with their staff. To ensure that everyone has a safe and joyous time, employers should keep in mind their obligations to employees and guests who attend office parties o...
University of Alberta, 2010, Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), First Class Honours
University of Alberta, 2012, Master of Arts (Political Science)
University of Alberta, 2015, Juris Doctor With Distinction